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Mexico’s president-elect vows to reduce poverty


September 12th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto said in an address to political and business leaders that he planned to focus on reducing the poverty that afflicts 52 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Reliance MediaWorks to raise Rs.600 crore through rights issue


July 25th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Reliance MediaWorks Ltd, a film and entertainment services wing of the Reliance group, has approved raising an amount of Rs.600 crore by issuing additional shares ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

French firm Altran bets on india for growth


July 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) French high-tech engineering consulting firm Altran is betting on India for growth and value in diverse verticals such as transportation, automotive, aerospace and nuclear energy."India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Volkswagen buys another 50.1 percent of Porsche for 4.46 bn euros


July 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German auto giant Volkswagen will buy another 50.1 percent of Porsche SE for 4.46 billion euros to complete its ownership of the sports car maker, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘2.7 bn consumers in developing countries dairy industry’s next big opportunity’


May 7th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) With 50 percent of them living in India and China, 2.7 billion low-income consumers in developing countries are the dairy industry's next big growth opportunity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US to intensify exports to India, China


December 16th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) The United States plans to intensify focus on India, China, Brazil and other priority markets where its exports have the best potential for continued growth.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vedanta buys out Cairn’s India subsidiary


December 8th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) British oil explorer Cairn Energy Thursday said it has completed with Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Group the transaction for the sale of 40 percent of its stake ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toshiba Elevator sets up unit in Middle East


November 29th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 29 (IANS) Toshiba Elevator, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corporation, Tuesday said it has set up a new firm aimed to expand its operation in the Middle ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE, Romania seek close trade ties


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Romania have discussed ways to boost their economic cooperation.The talks were held between UAE Economy Minister Sultan Al Mansoori and his Romanian counterpart ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BP to sell two Gulf of Mexico assets


November 19th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) British oil giant BP has agreed to sell its Pompano and Mica oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico to Stone Energy Offshore, a subsidiary of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chipmaker AMD to cut workforce


November 4th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 4 (IANS) Computer chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) said it plans to cut its global workforce by about 10 percent in a move to reduce operational ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

L&T; quarterly net profit rises 15 percent


October 21st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday reported a 15 percent increase in net profit at Rs.798 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rane group enters defence, aerospace sector


September 29th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Chennai based auto component group Rane Wednesday announced its diversification into defence and aerospace production as it acquired a 26 percent stake in SasMos Het Technologies ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata Global Beverages to focus on health, nutrition


August 30th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages Ltd Tuesday said its research and development efforts will continue to develop new products focusing on health and nutrition."The emphasis on innovative and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BlackBerry announces job cuts as profits, stock plunge


June 17th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM)sank more than 15 percent during after-hours trading after Canada's top technology company released first-quarter results Thursday.As Waterloo-based RIM posted a ... Read more...

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CII signs deal for Israeli technology


June 1st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Wednesday said it had signed an agreement with Israel's High Tech Industry Association (HTIA) to bring Israeli technology ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian firms hiring workers in North America: Report (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) India's outsourcing giants, faced with rising wages at home, are looking for growth opportunities in the US with many of them hiring workers in North America, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian companies hiring workers in North America: Report


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Faced with rising wages at home, India's outsourcing giants have looked for growth opportunities in the US with many of them hiring workers in North America, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Africa good market for Indian hand embroidery, kids wear: Designer


April 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) South Africa can be a good market for Indian garment manufacturers, says designer J.J. Schoeman who feels hand embroidery and designer children's wear can spell ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Innoz bags MIT award for telecommunication


April 4th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Technopark based start-up company Innoz Technologies has bagged the prestigious MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) award for telecommunication at the MIT Technology Review EmTech India ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India to set up 15 mega food parks


March 28th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) The Indian government has approved funds for establishing 15 mega food parks across the country, an official said Monday.Speaking at the two-day Food Forum 2011, Food ... Read more...

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Nestle starts production at Karnataka plant


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle's Indian subsidiary Wednesday started operations at its new culinary plant in Nanjangud in Karnataka that was built at an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

TCS sees robust demand for IT outsourcing in new fiscal


March 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Monday asserted that demand for IT outsourcing across verticals would be robust in the new fiscal (2011-12) owing to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Deloitte to invest $100 mn in Indian market


November 15th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Nov 15 (IANS) Global consulting firm Deloitte Monday said it would invest $100 million in the Indian market to expand its services in the country. The firm also plans ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mahindra Satyam focuses on expansion in Middle East, Africa


November 11th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) IT firm Mahindra Satyam Thursday said that its Dubai office in United Arab Emirates will now function as its new regional hub overseeing the integration of both ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mulberry On A High After Sales Exceed Expectation


October 10th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Despite the tough economic times, women just do not seem to change some of their buying habits, as it seems from the trends. They are very particular about choosing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Audit services leader PRGX sets up India subsidiary in Pune


September 30th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Pune (Maharashtra), Sept.30 (ANI-Business Wire India): PRGX Global, Inc. a business analytics and information services firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, has announced the opening of its Indian branch in Pune, Maharashtra.Romil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

R-Cap targets Rs.50,000 cr infrastructure lending


September 28th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Reliance Capital (R-Cap), a part of the $10-billion Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, Tuesday said it will offer specialised financial services for infrastructure projects with a target of Rs.50,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The Best Cities To Find A Job


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Considering the job scenario in America, it is unlikely that most people will give the location of the job any priority. However, people all over scramble ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Commonwealth Bank of Australia opens first Indian branch


August 25th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The Commonwealth Bank of Australia opened its first Indian branch Wednesday, becoming the first Australian bank to operate with a full banking licence in the country. A company press ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s Fortis Healthcare exits race for Singapore’s Parkway


July 26th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian healthcare firm Fortis Monday said it was opting out of the battle for control of Singapore-based Parkway, which operates 16 hospitals with over 3,400 beds in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Accor, Interglobe launch investment fund in India


July 21st, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Europe's largest hotelier Accor and its local partner travel corporation Interglobe Wednesday announced the setting up of an investment fund to further expand their business in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to become hub for small engines for Ford


June 15th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian arm of American automobile manufacturer Ford Motor Company has started actualising the plan of making its Indian plant the hub for small displacement engines. Ford ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Forbes Compiles List Of Most Livable Cities In United States


May 6th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The list of the ten most livable cities in the United States has been released by Forbes. The compilation has been undertaken taking into consideration various ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now get India Post gold coins in 466 post offices


April 30th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Looking for gold? Go to the nearest post office. Standard 24 carat gold coins with the India Post logo will now be available at 466 post offices across ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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